systemic racism

A Rich Education

A Rich Education

My involvement with public education represents a lifetime of experience.  I was seven when my mom ran for the Arlington school board. I attended the Arlington public schools. Then my dad enlisted as an attorney in the Norfolk 17 case to defeat Massive...

Shining A Light On Systemic Racism In STEM

Shining A Light On Systemic Racism In STEM

Earlier this month, black professionals in STEM and academia staged a one-day strike to point out systemic racism in their field. RVA Mag spoke to some local participants. On June 10th, black members of the academia and STEM fields participated in a virtual strike...

Awakening From The Nightmares of The West

Awakening From The Nightmares of The West

Strike Anywhere’s first new release in over 10 years arrives at a time when Richmond is addressing many of the political issues the veteran punk band has been singing about throughout their career. Richmond’s beloved veteran punk band Strike Anywhere is releasing...

Op-Ed: Tacit Support For Police Racism Must Stop Now

Op-Ed: Tacit Support For Police Racism Must Stop Now

Retired law enforcement officer Brett L. Saunders says, "We all must work towards stamping out intolerance around us" -- and that it's particularly important for police to check themselves and their peers. Let me begin by saying that I’m an old, white, retired law...




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